Arunachaleshwar Temple: One of the largest temples in India and one of the most well known in the country. The temple is characterised by four huge Gopurams which mark the entrances to the temples as well as five more Gopurams inside the temple with a large number of sub-temples and shrines.
Mount Arunachala: The 800m high extinct Volcano overlooking Thiruvannamalai is visited by devotees every year who walk the 14km long route all the way while stopping along 8 Lingas which are situated along the route.
The town is also home to some very famous ashrams, the most well known of which include:
Sri Ramana Ashram
Sri Seshadri Swamigal Ashram
Singing Heart Ashram
Shanti Cafe : A fine restaurant which serves a wonderful menu of baked delights like Cakes, Pizza and Burgers along with some fine beverages.
Tasty Cafe: Another fine restaurant that serves baked delicaciesSatvam, Sparsa Resort: Located at Sparsa resort, this is a wonderful vegetarian restaurant which serves traditional South Indian as well as North Indian cuisine.
Roshan Shopping Mall
Kumar Shopping CentrePoompukar Shopping Centre
Climate: The town is well known for it's hot and humid climate particularly during the summers with heavy rains during monsoon and relatively cooler conditions during the winter.Currency: Indian Rupee